Tag Archive | Chinatown

NYC – 2017 – Chinese New Year – Firecrackers – More

Chinese New Year’s Day Firecracker Festival I got a chance to visit Chinatown during the first day of the Lunar New Year, January 28. this Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival, started a week-long celebration of performances, vendors, and giveaways and on this day, plenty of  firecrackers. This Chinatown  party featured was full of people and […]

SoHo – Cast Iron Buildings – Vault Lights – More

  Many of you come to New York City and spend some time in China Town and  Little Italy. Just a hop skip and a jump from there is SoHo –  the home for high-fashion, cast iron buildings and cobblestones.   Just roaming the streets and popping into the many boutiques can be a fun […]

NYC – Little Italy – Murals

It is always fun to visit Little Italy and China Town. I find that every new trip brings with it  unexpected things to see and do. Also, I often find  places I  have missed during my  last trip. My Blog tries to provide you encourage you to get out and walk… while the  images of NYC  hopefully […]

NYC – A block on Elizabeth Street (Little Italy)

This blog contains three parts – The Park, The Shops & Galleries and Trivia  The Park There is a small park – Elizabeth Street Gardens – on Elizabeth Street , between Prince & Spring streets (Little Italy) that is very unusual. While not open all the time it is a great place to have lunch (bring […]

NYC – Small things add to Chinatown’s charm

  This is a short piece just to remind us that there are still plenty of obscure things to find while visiting or re-visiting a city. Looking at the photo below you immediately know you are in Chinatown. Streets are  filled with all kinds of imagery.   We have all heard that the sum of […]

NYC – Chinatown – joss Paper – Funerals

Joss Paper (Funeral Customs) Third of three in Chinatown series Joss paper are sheets of paper that are burned in traditional Chinese deity or ancestor worship ceremonies during special holidays. Joss paper is also burned in traditional Chinese funerals. Usually made of white paper cut into the shape of a copper coin, joss paper is scattered […]

nyc – Chinatown – People

Chinatown – People (second of a three part Blog)                           Spent some time in Chinatown and Little Italy. It was a sunny day and a weekend. It still amazes me th at the charm of this area still makes me feel great! The following […]